A new poll has named Royal Caribbean Cruises'Independence of the Seas
as the UK's favourite cruise ship.
In the survey carried out by CruiseCritic.co.uk, British holidaymakers described the vessel as "jaw-dropping", "stunning" and "perfect", with its ice rink, surf simulator, rock climbing wall and fantastic selection of top-quality restaurants.
Claiming second place in the poll was P&O Cruises'Ventura
, with passengers impressed by the range of child-friendly facilities onboard, as well as the quality of its restaurants.
Launched earlier this year by Dame Helen Mirren, the one reviewer described the Ventura as "beautiful. Very elegant, with wonderful artwork everywhere".
Other ships featured on the prestigious list include Cunard's Queen Victoria
Norwegian Gem and Carnival Cruises'
Holland America Lines Eurodam was also singled out as one of the UK's favourite cruise ships, with passengers particularly impressed by the standard of the ships dining facilities.
Meanwhile, voyages onboard Royal Caribbean Cruises'
Oasis of the Seas ship finally went on sale
Written by Fiona Mayers